US 'banks profit' from clean tech loans criticised by Republicans

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Department of Energy report forecasts $5bn return from Federal programme Republicans tried to end after collapse of Solyndra

The US is set to earn more than $5bn (£3.2bn) from a clean technology loan programme that was lambasted by Republicans after it funded failed solar manufacturer Solyndra. A report by the Department...

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